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want to use to describe the day. gwen has more on how the day shapes up. >> those are great adjectives for today. and we can carry those over for tomorrow. things are looking great as far as our holiday is concerned. let's look at where we hit temperature wise today. because we were flirting with the seasonal averages. 82 degrees at national, 79 at dulles, 78 at baltimore. and skies still really nice outside. a ridge of high pressure in control. just the odd cloud here and there but nothing to take away from the glorious sunshine we've been experiencing and that is still out there as far as today is concerned. current temperatures, 80 degrees in the nation's capital. 77 at baltimore. 78 at dulles. and for tonight, mostly clear skies. a few clouds or so. by the 11:00 hour we'll be skirting with about 70 degrees but the week is shaping up to be great and i'll have the details and a look at beach forecast in cases that where you're headed for the holiday. >> a lot of folks wish they were. >>> some dmv workers are not enjoying the weekend. they are processing backlogs after a system-wide f
to gwen tolbart to get a check on the weather now. >> that's right, maureen we don't need airconditioning. it's a gorgeous day. 82 at national airport. 72 at dulles. 87 in baltimore. still tonight skies are remaining clear. under the influence of a nice strong ridge of high pressure. tonight the temperatures are still pretty much on the mild side so far. but they will gradually cool down. 70 degrees at national airport. 62 at baltimore. we have got 53 at dulles. 67 for winchester. 64 at martinsburg this summer. temperatures heading down to the 50s. expect it to be into the 40s. a while since that happened. mostly clear skies. a light northerly win. the week ahead and holiday monday are looking absolutely fantastic. i can't wait to tell you all about it. the details a little later when i come back upstairs. >> i know you can't wait to pull out the mittens. >> oh, no, will. >> gwen, see you in a minute. >>> a reminder about metro changes object the red -- on the red line for the weekend. these stations shut down friday night at 10 and won't re-open until 1 a.m. tuesday. metro is offering fr
and will it continue as a weekend washout? we'll find out when gwen tolbert down in the weather center. >> good morning. melanie. talking about much-needed rainfall, we could use this and could even use more, but it's not sticking around for very long at well. let's look at live fox 5 doppler radar and show what you we are talking about. most of the rainfall has started to move east of the district. and heading over parts of delmarva, lower southern maryland seeing some of that as well. there have been some pockets of heavier rainfall. we're talking from about a tenth to a half inch per hour. but we need this so desperately and it's all associated with a frontal system. a quick look at true view, it is heading along the mid- atlantic. and cloudy skies lingering behind it. temperatures were seasonal yesterday. here is a look at those numbers for you. 80 degrees at national, 79 at dulles and 78 at baltimore. and right now starting off on the cooler to comfortable side. 65 degrees now at d.c. 63 at gaithersburg. 61 at hagerstown. here is what we're talking about today. over cast skies with the showers. po
and will the nice weekend continue through the d.c. area? plenty of sunshine. gwen tolbert is tracking things down in the weather center. >> let's begin with what is happening with earl. take a look at our maps. earl is now post-tropical. it is moving into the atlantic losing it's tropical characteristics moving into the cold water and it will start to fizzle out. not a wheat lot happening with it -- a whole lot happening with it right now. and there are no discoveried in terms of the system. it left a lot of power outages and strong winds and trees down but right now it is he had -- just heading out to the ocean. it will become a memory. for some not a very good one. here at home, things are calm and quiet. clear skies. a ridge of high pressure in control. temperatures started out in the lower 50s and now starting to rise. 53 degrees in the district. 56 at dulles. and 55 at baltimore. and here is a look at your day planner as we move through into the course of the afternoon. by the time we hit midday we'll be into the mid-70s and then our high today will be about 81 degrees. but no shortage of su
for the rest of the day? gwen tolbert is down in the weather center tracking things for us. >> hi, melanie. we've had a stellar weekend. and hopefully people did get out to enjoy it. and today we'll do well also. let's begin with a look at where we hit temperatures. we were right on the mark for national airport, 79 degrees, where we should be. 79 for dulles and 76 at bwi. as far as sky conditions are concerned, they are fairly clear. here is a look at the current temperatures. a cool start to the morning. just feeling the little tiny pinch of fall weather. 55 degrees at gaithersburg this hour. 63 at washington and national airport. 59 at baltimore. 57 in dulles and 54 to the west in winchester. and speaking of igor, a huge storm. 190 miles south of bermuda, it's a dangerous storm, expected to pass over the island of bermuda into tonight. maximum sustained winds are at 85 miles per hour with higher gusts and it is expected to leave anywhere from 6-9 inches of rainfall and also you mentioned the wave heights and coastal areas are going to be effected by the strong storm surge so we'll have more
of the weekend? want to know. the question we gwen toll bat is tracking the temperature in the weather center. >> you are absolutely right, will. fall is not that close. a spike coming up in our temperatures as well. but let's take a look at the satellite radar. nothing really to show you but how clears it. because we are under the influence of a strong ridge of high pressure. no clouds on here. it is a very, very clear night. as far as the temperatures are concern, we are seeing those temperatures tonight into the 60s and 70s. here is a look at where we hit today. 82 with a high at national airport. 80 at dulles. 78 at baltimore. the temperatures into the 60s everywhere. 67 at washington, d.c. we have got 61 at baltimore. 60 at martinsburg. tonight we are talking 59 and mostly clear. cooler in the suburbs. an odd cloud here to the west. but other than that looking pretty good. the rest of the weekend is looking pretty good also. a great five day forecast on tap for you, will. those details up a little later. >> see you then, gwen. >> a traffic alert if you are driving in or out of dc two bri
from the right. gwen heim is the director and producer behind the al gore warming document an inconvenient truth. the american federation of teachers praised gwen heim to get the country talking about the problem but is not happy with the portrayal of teachers. >> there are 3 million teachers in this country and those who do heroic things every day. and we need to give the teachers the tools and conditions to support them rather than scapegoat them. >> reporter: gwen heim said he didn't expect any support, but the ground swell around this project has been greating and confesses although he's a huge supporter of public schools, he's so trouble by the current state he chose private schools for his own children. shannon green, fox news. >> i had a chance to see the documentary and also the chance to sit down with davis gwen heim to talk about his new film. >> so this documentary, and you go in and you know you're going to be moved and have an interest in what is going on in the schools and you don't expect to go through a whole box of kleenex, because you get so involved in th
. and this is the first. gen is -- gwen is rocking out in the studio and loves her. this is the first marriage for the ohio single mom whoa has a 1-year-old from a previous relationship. they reportedly plan to walk down the aisle next month. >> congratulations to her. >>> comedienne margaret cho is finding a new way to make her fans laugh and claudia cowen spoke to the comedienne. ♪ sorry i set your house on fire. >> reporter: comedienne margaret cho creates a new genre of music is using -- using her own signature style with cho dependence. >> i have been making music for a while and i wanted to do something where i could make the joke songs that had more during value with music. >> i guess i got a player -- >> the show's using music in the live standup routine for years and that first album allowed her to hone her craft with her heros. >> i had people help me who were great composers and people like patty griffin and fiona apple and andrew bird. a lot of incredible musicians who have a great sense of humor, too and we wanted to colap rate to make this -- collaborate to make the record. >>
. first lady michelle obama continues her campaign to phytoobesity. we have gwen looking at health headlines as we talk about this and the whole let's move campaign that we hear so much about in washington. but how is this done across the country, dina? >> reporter: well, steve, we have a real disconnect when it comes to fighting childhood obesity and we're hoping this white house message will trickle down to playgrounds and schools across the country. the question is will that actually happen? mrs. obama is i is aing kids -- is saying kids need to move but adults do too. and part of the problem with the obesity is there is a disconnect -- a hip rock asy in terms of what we are saying and doing. yesterday was my son's birthday and couldn't send in cupcakes because of the school wellness policy. but we have specialty shops popping up all over the country as we eat giant cupcakes filled with calories. and we have adults fighting an obesity epidemic and not doing right when it comes to exercise and eating right. how do we get this to sink into adults and to kids. and we're eating 31%
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